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Credo Reference Articles
These are articles found in the Credo Reference database. Click on the title to go to the full text article.
Europe Topic Page
Earth's second smallest continent, comprising the western fifth of the Eurasian landmass.
Political upheaval of world importance in France that began in 1789.
Imperialism is a foreign policy of economic domination and inevitable underdevelopment of another territory.
Acceleration of technical and economic development that took place in Britain in the second half of the 18th century.
Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1783-1914
Widespread adoption of capitalism, mechanization and the factory system - gave rise to a period of unparalleled economic growth.
Marxism Topic Page
Economic and political philosophy named for Karl Marx.
Napoleonic Europe 1800-1815
Includes map with military campaigns.
An epistemological claim that the truth is identifiable as that which corresponds to or pictures the real.
Revolutions of 1848
Series of revolutionary explosions in Western and Central Europe.
World War I Topic Page
War between the Central European Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, and allies) on one side and the Triple Entente (Britain and the British Empire, France, and Russia) and their allies, including the USA.
The two principal cases of unification nationalism are those of Germany and Italy
Otto Von Bismarck
First Chancellor of Germany: ‘One of the rare men who leave indelible marks on the world’s history
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